Mobile Phone Two Year Contract – English Institute of Sport

Mobile Phone Two Year Contract –¬†English Institute of Sport

This will be for 325 connections and 270 new smartphones in the UK.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Telephone and data transmission services

2017/S 061-114098

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

English Institute of Sport Ltd
The Manchester Institute of Health and Performance, 299 Alan Turing Way
M11 3BS
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ian Mulholland
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):
I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: high performance athlete and sport science, medicine, technology and engineering services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Mobile Phone Two Year Contract.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) employs 325 staff who are based at specific performance centres in the UK but have mobile and remote work patterns.

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) wishes to procure a new mobile voice services contract for 24 months starting from June 2017. This will be for 325 connections and 270 new smartphones in the UK. Good coverage is required at all places of work, both in the UK and overseas.

As a publicly funded organisation EIS is seeking to maximise value for money, and wishes to minimise one-off set up costs as well as ongoing revenue costs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) are seeking to appoint one supplier to provide a 24 month mobile voice and data services contract to its 325 employees which is worth approximately £300,000. The supplier will need to 1) Provide connections for all employees 2) Provide new handsets to the majority of the employees, 3) Provide ongoing technical and customers services support throughout the contract, 4) Provide a clear charging structure with an online billing portal

The handset of choice is the Samsung A5 or the Apple iPhone which will become the property of the EIS at the end of the Contract.

Competitive charges for both voice and data must be incorporated into the tender response particular for usage whilst outside of the UK. 4G coverage is mandatory with the option of being able to make calls through Wifi.

The supplier must have greater than 5 % of their domestic market share of subscribers and preferably have a UK based support /helpdesk centre.

The EIS pioneers the delivery of science, medicine and technology services to drive medal success at Olympic, Paralympic and international competition, supporting elite athletes through its nationwide network of expertise and facilities. It strives to be the world-leading high performance institute. Staff are based at nine high performance centres across the UK but services are delivered at different locations including swimming pools, velodromes and athletic tracks. Services are also delivered to athletes in Europe and the Rest of the World.

To view the ITT please click on the link below.

Interested suppliers must confirm their intention to submit a response by 31st March and submit their tenders by 5.5.2017.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2017
End: 30/06/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Registered Mobile telephony service provider

Host network must support 4G

Provision of mobile telephony services in the UK

Provision of roaming telephony services worldwide.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Suppliers must have greater than 5 % of their domestic market share of subscribers.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Suppliers must have greater than 5 % of their domestic market share of subscribers.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 05/05/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/05/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

English Institute of Sport
Manchester Institute of Health and Performance, 299 Alan Turing Way
M11 3BS
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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